(written from a Production point of view)
Paul Kupperberg (born 14 June 1955; age 62) is a former editor for DC Comics, and a prolific writer of comic books and newspaper strips. While with DC, he wrote in excess of 600 individual issues in a wide variety of titles, including two in the first Star Trek line, #18: "Rest and Recreation!" and #30: "Uhura's Story". Other titles he wrote for include Action Comics, Aquaman, Batman, Captain America, The Flash, and Wonder Woman.